The coalition was started in January 2017.
Leader: Raila Amolo Odinga
General Secretary: Norman Magaya
Deputy Leader: Kalonzo Musyoka
Founded: 11 January 2017
The National Super Alliance party, known by the abbreviation NASA or Nasa, is a Kenyan political coalition that was formed in January 2017 by joint opposition parties. Initially, it was coined by Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi.
These parties include:
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) – led by Raila Amolo Odinga
Amani National Congress (ANC) – led by Musalia Mudavadi
Ford Kenya - led by Moses Masika Wetangula
Wiper Democratic Party – led by Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka
Chama Cha Mashinani – led by Isaac Kiprono Rutto
The five - Raila Odinga, Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetangula and Isaac Ruto - are the co-principals of the coalition.
The creation of the coalition was to run against President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto in the Kenyan general elections 2017.
After a series of meetings, on Thursday 27 April 2017, Raila Odinga was chosen flag bearer for the party.
NASA proposed the following leadership structure if it emerges the winner in the August 2017 General Elections:
President: Raila Amolo Odinga
Vice President: Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka
Premier Cabinet Secretary: Musalia Mudavadi
Deputy Premier Cabinet Secretary: Moses Wetangula
Deputy Premier Cabinet Secretary: Isaac Ruto